ISPA Welcomes New Committee Members

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SLEEP PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION New Additions to Support the Better Sleep Council and Statistics Committee (Alexandria, VA, July 19, 2017) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) welcomes Julia Rosien, brand director at Restonic Mattress Corp. as vice chair, and Brittney Cooper, Beautyrest director of media and digital marketing at Serta […]

How ISPA’s Statistical Products Help Your Biz By the Numbers

How ISPA’s Statistical Products Help Your Biz By the Numbers

BY JULIE A. PALM International Sleep Products Association’s industrywide statistical products help bedding manufacturers make projections, track trends and evaluate performance. You can’t run your mattress company without knowing the numbers—how many units you’re producing each shift, what the newest cutting machine is going to run you, how much your costs for employee health insurance […]

Give Opinions on Mattress Recycling Programs Through Short Survey

Give Opinions on Mattress Recycling Programs Through Short Survey

The Mattress Recycling Council has released an industrywide survey that will help the nonprofit improve its customer service and communication efforts. MRC asks manufacturers and retailers doing business in MRC’s Bye Bye Mattress program in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island to rate their experience with MRC and its resources. Those in states without MRC’s programs […]

ISPA 2016 Mattress Industry Annual Cost Survey Now Available

ISPA 2016 Mattress Industry Annual Cost Survey Now Available

It’s a wrap. The 2016 Mattress Industry Annual Cost Survey, based on participants’ 2016 financial data, is now complete Thank you to all who participated in the International Sleep Products Association’s 2016 Cost Survey! This 58th edition of the survey represents the most complete, accurate and up-to-date compendium of mattress manufacturer financial and operating results […]

ISPA Releases 2016 Mattress Industry Trends Report for U.S. and Global Mattress Industry

ISPA Releases 2016 Mattress Industry Trends Report for U.S. and Global Mattress Industry

ISPA NEWS RELEASE U.S. Wholesale Revenue Sets New High in 2016 (Alexandria, VA) June 7, 2017 – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), the trade association representing mattress manufacturers and component suppliers, has released its 2016 Mattress Industry Trends Report (paywall). The report publishes comprehensive current and historical data on the mattress industry’s performance. “This year’s […]

Americans Hold a Variety of Misconceptions About Sleep

Americans Hold a Variety of Misconceptions About Sleep

Americans have trouble separating fact from fiction about sleep, according to a new study from the Better Sleep Council, the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association. To coincide with Better Sleep Month in May, the BSC looked at common misconceptions about sleep and whether Americans understand what’s correct—and what’s the stuff of legend. […]

ISPA Welcomes New Trustee, Scott Tinsley, Plus Additions to Committees

ISPA Welcomes New Trustee, Scott Tinsley, Plus Additions to Committees

The International Sleep Products Association has appointed Scott Tinsley, vice president of sales for Serta International, as the newest addition to its board of trustees. “I am honored and humbled to have been selected by Serta to represent our company as a trustee on the ISPA board,” Tinsley said. “ISPA does great work supporting our […]

ISPA: First-quarter Mattress Sales Decline

ISPA: First-quarter Mattress Sales Decline

U.S. mattress sales dipped in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the same three-month period in 2016, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trends report published by the International Sleep Products Association. Sales of mattresses and foundations decreased by 4.4%, while wholesale revenues fell by only 0.1%, compared with the same quarter last year. […]

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